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Reed’s 2024 facilities salary guide reveals average salary and benefits across the practice sector.

The key salary trends and insights in our guide enable you to benchmark average salaries for facilities roles across the UK, or find out what you should, or could, be earning.

Our facilities salary guide is the ultimate UK salary checker. It is broken down into jobs across five industry specialisms:

  • Facilities management

  • Property services

  • Soft services

  • Building services

  • Gardening and grounds

Using data from 17 million jobs posted on since 2016, our 2024 facilities salary guide is the ultimate industry salary checker. By using our guide to inform the average salary UK professionals can expect, you’ll understand what facilities jobs are worth across different departments, helping you to stand out when looking for new employees or searching for a new role.

The tech-driven future of facilities is not just about innovation. It’s about redefining the very essence of how spaces are managed, ensuring a sustainable and intelligent approach to potential challenges.

Chris Murthwaite

Facilities Recruitment Expert, Reed

Who is this salary guide designed for?

Whether you’re looking to find out the UK average salary, what your current salary should be, what the next step on the career ladder could see you earning, or whether you are paying your team enough for the work they do, our salary guide allows you to compare UK salaries across a variety of roles – from property manager salaries to maintenance technician salaries.

Are you an employer looking for benchmarking advice?

You can use our salary guide to compare salaries and benefits, allowing you to ensure your remuneration packages are up to date with current demands. At a time when talent remains tight, you must stay ahead of the game to retain existing employees and appeal to jobseekers. Failure to do so could leave job application numbers low and the talent you desire seeking alternative options.

Are you trying to find out what you should be earning?

Use our 2024 facilities salary guide to understand your worth, help you decide on a new job you have been offered, or even plan for your next step on the career ladder – would you earn enough if you were to change role or location?

What jobs does Reed’s facilities salary guide cover?

Our facilities guide assesses salaries and benefits across industry specialisms, highlighting noteworthy developments using graphics to depict key salary changes over the past year. It will provide you with direction on salaries and benefits for some of the most prominent roles in the facilities sector, including:

  • Building services engineer

  • HVAC technician

  • Facilities coordinator

  • Groundskeeper

  • Security manager

  • Health and safety officer

  • Facilities manager

By using our guide to inform the average salary you should be paying your finance employees for jobs across all regions of the UK, you can ensure you stand out against your closest competitors.

Why download Reed’s facilities salary guide?

They’re the most trusted salary guides in the UK, based on 17 million jobs posted on since 2016. We highlight the average UK salaries for roles across a variety of sectors over the last three years, give you a projection for 2025, and compare average salary growth – highlighting the impact of inflation.

On top of this, our UK salary checker features insight from our specialism experts who give an overview of the sector on a national level, alongside practice insight from our recruitment experts.

Using graphs and visuals, we highlight some of the largest salary increases across each specialism area, as well as those roles in which salaries continue to climb year on year.

With rich data at your fingertips, you can ensure you are best informed to make the right choices.

How can the Reed salary guides help with my benefits/rewards benchmarking?

We surveyed 5,000 UK workers to help further inform you. You can read the full highlights in the ‘Our survey says’ section of the guide.

Key findings from our research include:

  • One-in-four professionals are feeling unhappy with their current salary

  • Only half of respondents feel confident they will achieve their comfortable salary at some point

  • Three-in-10 say they don’t receive any workplace benefits at all

  • The three most common benefits received are: flexi time (20%), a company pension higher than the required amount (18%), and an annual salary increment (18%)

  • Workers’ top-three desired benefits are: an annual salary increment (45%), a four-day working week (36%), and flexi time (36%).

To help you make an informed choice on all things UK salary and benefits in the facilities profession, download our facilities salary guide using the button above.

Reed salary guide 2024